"Every age projects its own images into its art." The Baroque period (c.1600-1750).The Baroque period followed the Renaissance and while most things changed some techniques were preserved and are used throughout the Baroque period. The Baroque period was a time characterized by ornamentation, curved rather than straight lines, dark vs. light colors, animation, and overlapping objects. The artists Peter Paul Rubens and Gian Lorenzo Bernini had great contributions to the Baroque period. Their artwork continues to influence the world.